Rubsun Ho is a corporate lawyer and adviser to a number of early stage technology companies. He co-founded Cognition LLP, a new breed of law firm, upon recognizing that the existing legal marketplace was in need of re-engineering to provide better service at lower costs. More specifically, Rubsun co-founded Cognition LLP in an effort to provide greater access to quality legal services for startups. Having worked in or with many early stage companies, he enjoys guiding them through their commercial agreements, employment matters and financing requirements.
Prior to co-founding Cognition, Rubsun was Legal Counsel to Bitfone, a mobile device management software company, and Diversinet, a secure application platform technology provider for mobile healthcare. Rubsun also served as VP Business Development with Wysdom Inc., a wireless Internet startup based in Toronto, where he helped the company raise over US$60 million in financing and procured marketing and distribution agreements with various telecom and Internet entities. Before Wysdom, Rubsun was a corporate and securities associate in the Toronto and New York offices of Stikeman Elliott, where he worked on a number of public and private financings and M&A transactions.
Industry Expertise (6)
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Areas of Expertise (6)
Financial Management for Business Start-Ups
Business Development and Financing
Recipient - Toronto's Decade Dozen (professional)
In the Fall/Winter 2010 Issue of Nexus, Rubsun Ho was elected to the University of Toronto's Decade Dozen - the Top 12 Law School alumni to keep an eye on as they do their alma mater proud!
University of Toronto: LL.B, Law 1995
McGill University: Bachelor of Commerce, Business, Commerce and Finance 1992
Event Appearances (5)
Canadian Innovation Exchange Conference Toronto
Legal Issues - Marketing in a Web 2.0 World
Enterprise Toronto Toronto
Intellectual Property: A Primer for Small Businesses
Enterprise Toronto Small Business Forum Toronto
Small Business Summit
The Globe and Mail Small Business Summit Toronto
Ivey Venture Forum Toronto, Ontario
- Workshop Leader